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6 Homemade Mother’s Day gift ideas

DIY, made with love

Homemade gifts are an inexpensive way to show a person how much you love them. The quality time spent adding thoughtful personal touches to homemade gifts make them the perfect Mother’s Day gifts. Here are six ideas for homemade gifts for any mom.

Daughter giving mother a gift

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Dip-dyed stationery

Dip-dyed stationery

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For colorful correspondence, add dye to stationery to create this homemade gift. Different paper will absorb the dyes differently, making every sheet of stationery unique. Add a personal touch by writing Mom a note on the first card. She’ll love it.

Chore card

Chore card

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Kids can use this card to pledge their hard work to Mom. Decorate the outside with colorful flowers (or any of Mom’s favorite designs) and promise to complete any chore with no fuss on the inside. It’s guaranteed to make any mom smile.

Distant hearts collage

Distant hearts collage

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If you happen to be away from your mom this Mother’s Day, don’t worry! We have the perfect homemade gift for you to send her. This distant heart print is as easy as a few stamps and a frame! Stamp a heart where all your family members live to show Mom she’s loved from so many places around the country.

Vision board with a twist

Vision board with a twist

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We’ve all heard the power of a vision board. Combine that with love of your mother and you have the perfect homemade Mother’s Day gift. Make a collage of all your favorite memories and words that make you think of your mom and present it to her on Mother’s Day. She can always look at it and remember how much you love her.

"I love you this much" card

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This is a simple and cute card you can make with little ones to show Mom just how much they love her. All you need to do is cut out two outlines of your child’s hands and connect them with a strip of paper that is long enough to show Mom just how much she is loved -- to scale of course (there’s not enough paper for the actual amount).

Love in a jar

Love in a jar

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Heartfelt and homemade gifts are the best kinds. This love in a jar gift is a combination of both of those. All you have to do is spend an afternoon writing all the different reasons why you love your mom and throw them in a jar. Wrap it up in a pretty bow and have the best present of Mother’s Day 2012. Your siblings will all wish they came up with a gift so great.

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